WATCH: Ezra Furman and the Harpoons Cover Daniel Johnston!

When Ezra Furman and the Harpoons stopped by SPIN's backstage tent at Lollapalooza in August, the folk-rock foursome gave us a keyboard-heavy, pop-rock rendition of…
Jenn Pelly / October 23, 2009

Band of Skulls Cover Neil Young!

Neil Young is one of rock's most influential songwriters. This fact isn't lost on Band of Skulls, an up-and-coming Brit power trio known for their…
William Goodman / October 14, 2009

WATCH: Joe Pug Covers Tom Waits

Hometown hero Joe Pug brought something different to SPIN'sbackstage bar this past August at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival: a spot-oncover of Tom Waits' 1973 classic "Ol'
Dean Stattmann / September 17, 2009

Watch: Carney Cover Queen

Last month, brothers Reeve and Zane Carney of the L.A.-based blues rock band Carney dropped by SPIN's backstage tent at Lollapalooza and gave us a…
Jenn Pelly / September 11, 2009

WATCH: Amazing Baby Cover The dBs

"I guess you just don't enjoy me anymore," Amazing Baby frontman Will Roan sings in his group's cover of "Black and White," a catchy tune…
Ray Padgett / August 28, 2009

Exclusive: thenewno2 Covers Thom Yorke

Loads of bands have covered Radiohead, but what about Thom Yorke's superb 2007 solo album, The Eraser? Dhani Harrison and his band, thenewno2, haven't forgotten,…
Ray Padgett / August 21, 2009

The 50 Greatest Cover Songs: 30-21

Our countdown of the 50 best covers continues! Check out entries No. 30-21 from our list -- and weigh in with your own favorites in…
John Sellers / August 14, 2009

Exclusive: Kevin Devine Covers the Smiths

While the Smiths might not ever reunite and satiate millions of fans worldwide, their legacy is still felt rather strongly among artists performing today, and…
Peter Gaston / August 14, 2009

Watch: Everest Cover Crazy Horse Guitarist’s Somber Ballad

It's not every day you meet a band that can name a member of Crazy Horse whose name doesn't end in "Young."It's even rarer to…
Ray Padgett / July 16, 2009

Watch: Alberta Cross Cover John Lennon

If you listened to our stream of "Leave Us and Forget Us," you know that Alberta Cross lace their sing-along hooks with Southern rock swagger.If…
Ray Padgett / July 16, 2009

The 50 Greatest Cover Songs

What makes a good cover song? Is it clever re-imagining that spawns a completely newfangled expression of the original cut's core elements? Or is it…
John Sellers / July 14, 2009

Polyphonic Spree, Ghostland Observatory Headline SoCo Tour

Southern Comfort presents an awesome tour featuring performances from Polyphonic Spree, Ghostland Observatory, DJ Lord of Public Enemy, and the Hold Steady. The aptly named…
Lauren Governale / July 14, 2009